Christian move about a gay son
What can we say to our teenage son who has just announced to us that he's gay? I'm devastated by this revelation. At some moments I'm so angry I could scream. Other times I just sit and cry.
“Mom, Dad… I’m Gay.” A Christian Parent’s Response
Should Christians “Disown” Gay Sons and Daughters? : 9Marks
With gay marriage making headlines around the world, parents are looking for helpful ways to identify with children, friends, and family members who identify as homosexual or same-sex attracted. When Rachel's year-old son Jordan initially came out to her last year, she was shocked. Instead of avoiding the conversation, however, Rachel and her husband chose to turn to Scripture, church counselors, conversation, and prayer. When Jordan called a family meeting one night, I honestly had no idea what he was going to say. It had never occurred to me that he might be attracted to other men. When those words came out of his mouth, I truly felt like I'd been gut punched. As I struggled to breathe, two phrases ran through my head: "He needs to know that I still love him," and "God causes all things to work together for the good of those who love him.
Should Christians “Disown” Gay Sons and Daughters?
From time to time I hear about Christian parents disowning, cutting off, or permanently shunning a son or daughter who adopts a gay lifestyle. Is that the right thing to do? Is this a requirement of biblical faithfulness? To be clear, I believe the Bible teaches that homosexuality is a sin.
What should we say to our college-age son who claims to be a "gay Christian? Worst of all, he's been sharing these ideas with his brother who, by the way, is disgusted with him , and he wants to explain them to his younger siblings as well. At some moments I'm so angry I could scream.